The backlog of test results finally caught up with Escambia County .The county recorded its largest day for COVID – 540 with 306 associated with corrections. The county had five more deaths – total 120. The positivity rate is 24.9% for Friday, August 7.
Even without the corrections cases, Escambia had 234 new cases –only nine were not Florida residents.
With one more day to close the week, Aug. 2-9 will go down as the deadliest week yet for COVID in Escambia County – even deadlier than the week that had 10 deaths recorded on one day.
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